Benefits | University of Portland


In order to care for its employees, the University of Portland strives to offer extensive benefits through companies such as Kaiser Permanente, Moda Delta Dental, Allegiance , TIAA, Canopy Wellness and more. 

Employee Benefits

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Health Insurance

  • Cost effective plans available for you and your family members
  • Alternative Care & Vision included in Medical Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

More about Health Insurance

Waldschmidt Hall in the Fall


  • Retirement Savings Plan administered by TIAA
  • Employer contribution starts after 2 years of full-time service
  • Personalized Retirement Counseling Sessions

More about Retirement

Willamette Blvd in the Fall

Home Loan Benefit

Home loan opportunity for employees who purchase their first home in the North Portland neighborhood. Program goal to strengthen neighborhood, build community and sustainability efforts to encourage alternative transportation methods.


Learn More about Home Loan Program

Snow on Campus

Time Off

  • Vacation accruals up to 4 weeks for staff
  • Sick time accruals with unlimited bank​ for staff
  • ​14 Holidays in the 2023 calendar year for staff
  • Pilot Staff Appreciation Days

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Student at Graduation

Tuition Benefits

  • Tuition Remission benefits for yourself after 90 days of employment
  • Tuition Remission benefits for family members after 2 years of service
  • Tuition Exchange opportunity for Dependents

More about Tuition Remission and Exchange

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  • Pet Insurance and Travel Discounts through Canopy Wellness
  • Free access to Beauchamp Recreation & Wellness Center
  • Outdoor Pursuits Equipment Rental and Bike Services
  • University Bookstore Discounts
  • University Athletics Seasonal Ticket Discounts



Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.